Questions and Answers for 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch
My daughter is a 5 ft 7 200 lb. power hitter is this the best bat or would you recommend something different?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI is a great bat for a power hitter because it is end loaded.
My daughter is 17 and a 5'11' 250 lbs power hitter. She will be playing college softball next year and wants a new bat. She has been using a Cf5 insane 33" 23 oz. and wants to move up to the 34" 24 oz.. What is the difference between the CF5 Insane and the CF6 Insane. And which would you recommend for her?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch uses new paradox composite material, for better performance and durability. The new paradox material also provides a hot out of the wrapper bat with a stiffer handle. The CF6 Insane also features new di-fusion technology to reduce vibration.
My daughter is 12 yrs old and uses a 33" aluminum bat and for the first time used the CF6 Insane -10 that she borrowed from another girl. She is 5'1" and about 140 lbs. She is a power hitter. Is the 33 in bat too big? And if so, what weight and length do you recommend?
Based on her height and weight we recommend a 32" 22 oz. 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch.
Is the CF6 Insane only for girls or can you use it in Little League 12 year old boys?
The DeMarini CF6 Insane DXCFI is only designed for fastpitch softball. The CF6 Insane is not approved for Little League play.
My daughter will be 14 this year and is 58 inches tall and weighs 105 lbs. What is the best bat and size for her at a reasonable price? She's a great contact hitter.
Based on her height and weight, we recommend a 31" model. The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch is an end loaded model, not ideal for a contact hitter. The 2014 CF6 would be a better option for a contact hitter.
My daughter is 5'4" and about 120 lbs. She has been using a 32" 23 oz. CF4. She wants the CF6-10 Insane of the same size. Appropriate for her size and weight?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch is end loaded and best suited for a power hitter. It is only available in a -10 (32" 22 oz.). The 2014 DeMarini CF6: DXCFF Fastpitch is designed for a contact hitter and will be balanced like the DeMarini CF4. It is available in a 32" 23 oz.
I am a 5'7" girl and 135 lbs. I hit hard line drives, pop ups to the outfield or ground outs. Which bat would you recommend for me?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch bat would be an exceptional choice. It will have a very balanced feel. The swing weight would be perfect for a girl at your size.
Would you recommend this bat for a college softball player (playing at the Division 3) level?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch is a very high performing bat which is a great fit for college softball players. The Insane model is end loaded, which is recommended for power hitters. For contact hitters, we'd recommend a balanced model, such as the 2014 DeMarini CF6: DXCFP Fastpitch.
My daughter just turned 16, and she just moved up to an 18U Gold travel team. She's 5'2", 125 lbs, but is strong and has incredibly fast hands. Excellent contact hitter but can definitely also hit for power. She has the 2013 Insane, 32" 22 oz., but her hitting coach is suggesting a 33" 23 oz. for her next bat for more plate coverage. We were thinking about the 2014 Insane. Do you think that would be a good bat in that length?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch is an end loaded bat, best for a power hitter with quick hands. Based on her height and weight we recommend a 32" 23 oz. bat.
I am 5'5, 145 lbs, and 14 years old. I am a power hitter and currently using the 2009 Easton Stealth Clarity 32" 22 oz. Would you recommend the CF6 Insane for me?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch would be a great option for anyone who is a power hitter like yourself.
My daughter is almost 12, 5'5" about 120 lbs. She's very strong for her age. Would a 32" 22 oz. be too big for her? I am going back and forth between this length/weight and the 31" 21 oz. one. What would you suggest?
I recommend the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch in a 32" 22 oz., based on her size. The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch is great for strong power hitters, as it has an end loaded swing weight.
My daughter is 16 , 6'3 , 175 pounds and a power hitter. What bat would you suggest? She use to swing a CF5 till it cracked. Swings a Xeno now but it's starting to rattle.
An end loaded bat such as the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch is a great fit for a power hitter.
My 16 year-old daughter is 5'3, 115lbs. She hits further against fast pitches with the Easton Stealth 2012. What is the best model and length for her?
The DeMarini CF6 Insane will be end loaded for a power hitter. If she is not a power hitter the regular DeMarini CF6 would be a good choice or the Easton FS1 which actually replaced the Easton Stealth. A 32" model would be good for her height and weight.
My daughters 5' tall and weights 117lbs. She not a power hitter, but good hitter. Her batting ave is .469. She currently uses a DeMarini CF5, 31 inch, 21oz. What is the correct length and weight Insane she should be using?
Try using our bat coach in the link provided. It is a great tool to help size your daughter perfectly for the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch.
My daughter is 12 years old, 5' 2", and 107 lbs. She can hit for power, but also bunts, is this the right bat for her?
if your daughter hits for power and she also bunts the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch will be great for her, because of the end loaded swing weight.
My daughter is 15 1/2 years old, 5'6". She is a power hitter and wants to switch to an end loaded bat. Should we get a 33" or a 34" model?
Based on her age, we recommend a 33" model in the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
What is the recommended break in method for the DXCFI?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch requires a shorten break-in than other composite bats due to the Paradox Composite barrel. We recommend a break-in of 100-150 swings off a tee or soft toss using real leather softballs and rotating the bat a quarter turn every swing.
My Daughter is 5' 4" and weighs around 101, she is 13 and ready to move up to a 14u travel team. She is not a power hitter, but a consist hitter. She currently swings a 31" 19 oz. DeMarini, but what should she be using?
She can still use the 2014 DeMarini CF6, but she will need at least a -10. The -11 is going to be used strictly for 11u softball. I would suggest using a 32" bat.
My daughter is 5' 5" and weighs around 140. She now has a Xeno 32" 22 oz . What size would you recommend?
She needs to be using a 33" 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch.
Are there plans on making the smaller sizes?
The smallest size that will be available in 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch is a 31" 21 oz.
i am going to be a junior at 165 pounds and 5'9 with massive power. I already worked with a 33" model but tried a teammates 34" model and I'm caught in the middle. How will the drop affect me? Considering a drop 10 bat because and got an eye on the DeMarini CF6 Insane. What size of the two do you recommend?
A 34" CF6 Insane would be a good model for your height and weight. It is also end loaded which would benefit you if you are a power hitter.
I usually hit line drives, ground outs, or occasionally pop up in the infield. I am 5', 105 lbs, and playing 16U, is this a good bat for me? If not, what bat would you recommend?
Based off of your hitting style the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane may be a little too heavy. You might want to try going with the balanced 2014 DeMarini CF6: DXCFP Fastpitch.
Is it okay for my daughter to use the CF6 Insane with a hitting stick?
We do not recommend using the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch with a hitting stick.
My daughter is 11, 5'8" and 165 lbs. What size bat is appropriate?
Based on her height and weight, we recommend a 33" model in the 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch bat. For further information on sizing, please visit our Bat Coach at http://www.justbats.com/bat-coach/
I'm a 5' 8", 135 lb. girl, and don't really know a good bat for me to get for my travel ball team. Is this a good one?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch is going to be more for a power hitter, but it is a very high performing bat. If you are a stronger hitter I highly recommend getting this bat.
What are the major differences in the CF6 Insane and the CF5 Insane?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch uses the new Paradox composite, which is a more responsive composite. The CF5 uses a TR3 F.L.O Composite.
What is the difference between this and the 2014 DeMarini CF6: DXCFS? I am a power hitter who is 5'4 and 130 pounds and would like to know which would be best for me.
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane is more end loaded than the regular CF6. End loaded bats are more suitable for power hitters.
What is the warranty on this bat if it were to break?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch has a full twelve month manufacturer's warranty from the date of purchase.
My daughter is a hitter. She is roughly 5" tall and weight about 125. She is a consistent line drive hitter with a few homers in the mix. Is the CF6 Insane a better bat for her, or is the CF6 DXCFP better?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch has an end loaded feel that power hitters typically utilize efficiently. The CF6: DXCFP has a much more balanced swing weight that is better-suited for the swing of a contact hitter. It appears that your daughter is somewhere between those two classifications, so she may be able to use either effectively. To help with that decision, I recommend choosing the model that has similar balance to the bats she has most-recently used with success.
How does this bat compare to the DeMarini CF5? My daughter is in 12u and is not a power hitter and usually ends up bunting.
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch is end loaded, where as the DeMarini CF5 is balanced. We'd recommend a balanced bat for a contact hitter, such as the 2014 DeMarini CF6: DXCFP Fastpitch.
Is this bat legal for Iowa high school use?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch will be legal to use in all high schools nation wide.
Can it be used in Little League?
The 2014 DeMarini CF6 Insane: DXCFI Fastpitch is intended for women's fastpitch softball and is approved for play in ASA, USSSA, NSA, ISA, and ISF. The 2013 DeMarini CF5: DXCFL Youth is a two-piece composite that is approved for play in Little League Baseball, Babe Ruth, Pony, Dixie, AABC, and USSSA.
There seems to be a huge difference in the feel of the weight of a 33" 23 oz. between the DXCFI and the DXCFP. Is it just because of the end load vs balanced weight? Hard to believe.
The end load weight distribution can make the bat feel anywhere from slightly heavier to several ounces heavier.
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